Thursday and Friday One-to-Ones
Submission Requirements: please upload cover letter, synopsis and first chapter. For picture books: the full text with a maximum of three picture book texts.
Looking for: Commercial children's fiction, young adult thrillers and horrors, young adult romance, all middle-grade - ideally with a big hook, a big heart and a standout voice. She is actively looking for submissions from underrepresented communities.
Not interested in: Steampunk
Clare joined the Darley Anderson Agency in January 2011 and is building both the Darley Anderson Children’s Agency and the Darley Anderson Illustration Agency lists. As chief talent-spotter, Clare loves to discover memorable new characters, bold and unique voices, a strong concept, and gripping storytelling.
At the Children's Book Agency she represents picture books, middle-grade, teenage and YA. Her authors include Perdita & Honor Cargill, Caroline Crowe, Martyn Ford, Stewart Foster, A M Howell, Polly Ho-Yen, Rachel Ip, Beth Reekles, Dave Rudden and Deirdre Sullivan.